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Stories from Lebanon and Jordan. Presented by Pascale Harter.
Why did Riad Hijab defect from the regime of President Bashar al Assad?
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
In 1969 the first President of Uganda, Edward Mutesa, died in exile in London.
Can Trinidad's attempts to get more people in sport reduce the country’s crime rate?
Selma Dabbagh on Arab pop music.
A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas largely holds, plus - budget showdown in Brussles.
Live from Ramallah, the day after a truce is announced between Israel & Hamas
Stories from France and Lebanon. Presented by Pascale Harter.
Lee Harvey Oswald had spent two years living in the USSR after serving there as a Marine
Life after Gaza ceasefire; new BBC director general; the Pacific Island that doesn't exist
Live from Ramallah, we speak to representatives from Palestinian rivals, Hamas and Fatah.
Will Israeli open Gaza borders? BBC's new boss; Egypt's President assumes sweeping power
Friday 23 November 2012